Job ID: 159396

Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3634)

Idaho State University

  • May 26, 2021
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3634)
  • Division of Health Sciences 
  • Idaho State University
    Pocatello, ID
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Dental Hygiene
Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3634)

Posting Number: req1078
Working 9 months per year
Faculty Tenure Track
Division of Health Sciences 
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

Teaching in the undergraduate program; research, scholarship and dissemination; grant writing; university, professional, community service; and academic advising.

Key Responsibilities
Teaching in academic didactic, clinical and laboratory settings (preventive and restorative) including possible online instruction (60%). 
Active engagement in research, scholarship, and dissemination (25%). 
University, professional and community service (10%). 
Academic advising (5%).
Potential exists for future thesis advising and teaching within the graduate program.

Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree or significant progress in earning degree (must be conferred by December 2021) in dental hygiene or related field.
• Previous experience with scholarship, research, or publication
• One year academic teaching experience in didactic and clinical teaching
• Two years clinical experience with nonsurgical periodontal therapy
• Education and experience in administration of local anesthesia
• Eligible for Idaho dental hygiene licensure
Preferred Qualifications
• Doctoral Degree or significant progress towards completion of a doctorate degree (must be conferred by December 2021) in a related field
• Five years academic teaching experience
• Experience with clinical administration
• Experience with alternative practice settings (i.e. patient care, research, corporate, community)
• Original research with dissemination in a scholarly journal
• Experience with grant writing
• American Dental Hygienists’ Association membership

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Please submit the following documents with your application:

CV, cover letter addressing minimum and preferred qualifications, as well as a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

The position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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